Turok (series)

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Turok
Genres First-person shooter
Developers Iguana Entertainment (1997-8)
Acclaim Studios Austin (1999-2002)
Propaganda Games (2008)
Publishers Acclaim Entertainment (1997-2002)
Touchstone Games (2008)
Platforms Nintendo 64, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
First release Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
February 28, 1997
Latest release Turok
February 5, 2008

Turok is a series of first-person shooter video games based on the comic book character of the same name. It is set in a primitive world inhabited by dinosaurs and other creatures. The series was originally developed by Iguana Entertainment who were later renamed as Acclaim Studios Austin by their publisher who acquired them in 1995 and who originally published the series, Acclaim Entertainment until they went bankrupt in September 2004 taking Iguana Entertainment with them. The series is now being developed by Propaganda Games and published by Touchstone Games.

Games[edit]

Aggregate review scores
As of October 6, 2013.
Game GameRankings Metacritic
Turok: Dinosaur Hunter (N64) 85.83%[1]
(PC) 80.00%[2]
(GB) 50.00%[3]
(N64) 85[4]
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (N64) 88.96%[5]
(PC) 72.79%[6]
(GBC) 60.00%[7]
(N64) 86[8]
Turok: Rage Wars (N64) 72.26%[9]
(GBC) 64.33%[10]
Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion (N64) 78.44%[11]
(PC) 61.75%[12]
(N64) 77[13]
Turok: Evolution (GBA) 71.62%[14]
(GC) 70.62%[15]
(Xbox) 70.09%[16]
(PS2) 64.64%[17]
(GBA) 72[18]
(GC) 70[19]
(Xbox) 68[20]
(PS2) 61[21]
Turok (X360) 69.92%[22]
(PS3) 68.72%[23]
(PC) 64.25%[24]
(X360) 69[25]
(PS3) 67[26]
(PC) 65[27]

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter[edit]

The first game in the series. Developed by Iguana Entertainment and published by Acclaim for the Nintendo 64 console and personal computer platforms in 1997.

Turok 2: Seeds of Evil[edit]

Sequel to Dinosaur Hunter. Released for the Nintendo 64 in late 1998 and ported to Windows OS shortly afterwards, in 1999. A separate game, also titled Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, was released for the Game Boy Color in 1998. Although set in the same fictional universe, it follows a different storyline.

Turok: Rage Wars[edit]

Main article: Turok: Rage Wars

A non-canon game that was released for the Nintendo 64 in 1999. A Game Boy Color version followed in 2000 but shared nothing in common with its console counterpart.

Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion[edit]

Sequel to Seeds of Evil. Released in 2000 for the Nintendo 64. A Game Boy Color version was also released but shared nothing in common with its console counterpart.

Turok: Evolution[edit]

Main article: Turok: Evolution

Prequel to Dinosaur Hunter. Released for the Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube in 2002. A port for Microsoft Windows was released in 2003 for the European market. It was the last to follow in the series before it was rebooted in 2008. It is also the first game in the series not be released on the Nintendo 64.

Turok[edit]

Main article: Turok (video game)

A Reboot that has nothing to do with the previous games. Developed by Propaganda Games, published by Touchstone Games and distributed by Disney Interactive Studios. Released in 2008 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It was later ported to Microsoft Windows that same year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Turok: Battle of the Bionosaurs Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Turok: Dinosaur Hunter Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Turok 2: Seeds of Evil Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Turok 2: Seeds of Evil Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Turok 2: Seeds of Evil Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Turok 2: Seeds of Evil Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Turok: Rage Wars Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Turok: Rage Wars Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Turok 3: Shadow of Oblivion Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Turok: Evolution Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Turok Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Turok Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Turok Reviews". GameRankings. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  25. ^ "Turok Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Turok Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  27. ^ "Turok Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 

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